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"Population Bomb" author & Stanford University biologist Paul Ehrlich on his Royal Society Paper "Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?" From Tasmania, forest expert Dr. David Bowman: wild fires drive more global warming. Economist John Talberth suing the U.S. Government over risky ocean oil leases in the Arctic. Three interviews from a world of trouble.  Radio Ecoshock 130123
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UK guest host Greg Moffitt interviews scientist David Fridley, from Berkeley National Lab and the Post-Carbon Institute. Radio Ecoshock 150114
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Author Richard Heinberg on geopolitics, finance and environment of the slow crash. Global Crossing co-founder and Green Festivals President Kevin Danaher on transition to green economy. Unicyclist for climate awareness Joseph Boutelier.  Radio Ecoshock 140507 1 hour.
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"Limits to Growth" re-emerges in new paper "Is Global Collapse Immanent" by Australian academic Graham M. Turner. Linda Doman from US Energy Information Administration tells us the world will burn 30% more oil and gas in 2040. Marc_Andre Parisien from the Canadian Forest Service tells us about record mega-fires in the Canadian far north.  Radio Ecoshock 140924
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, science, economy, crash, collapse,...
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Can big cities like New York or Washington protect against storm surge and rising seas? 3 interviews.  Mike Tidwell, author of "The Ravaging Tide: Strange Weather, Future Katrinas, and the Coming Death of America’s Coastal Cities."  Professor J. Court Stevenson, University of Maryland, on city surge defenses around the world.  Daphne Wysham interviews German Green Parliamentarian Hermann Ott: leading the way to renewables before climate collapse. Radio Ecoshock 121107 1 hour. ...
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Fuelling Fortress America A special program from CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, Canada on the high costs of the tar sands (oil sands) in Alberta, Canada. 25 min What Canadians give away, environmentally and socially, to fuel American gas tanks through the most destructive oil fields on Earth. 2006-03-19
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Greening Portland - Mayor Sam Adams, Susan Anderson, Erin Flynn, intro by Rob Abbot - plus 6 min Susan Severn, Nike's climate effort. 1 hour CD quality 56 MB from RESILIENT CITIES Urban Strategies for Transition Times. Gaining Ground Summit, Vancouver, Canada. October 20-22, 2009.
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USCAP - Big U.S. Corporations demand carbon limits! 11 min National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on Ecotalk with Betsy Rosenberg. A group of big corporations were pushing the government to set carbon prices, to make energy production competitive with oil. 2007-01-22
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We start this Radio Ecoshock Show with some "Pathetic News". Then "Smog Vs. Climate" Dr. Phil Austen from Canbada- science interview. Why people get local air pollution mixed up with climate-wrecking greenhouse gases. Then, from Russia's Far East, the Government, Shell Oil and others duke it out for ownership, and rights to claim the environmental damage and pollution. The Sakhalin Energy Fight. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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"Decriminalization, Colonization, and the Normalization of Sexual Exploitation. The world's oldest oppresion attempts to go legal." Forum organized by the Aboriginal Women's Action Network, July 30, 2008 Recorded by Anne Jamieson Moderated by Laura Holland.
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, brownbagger, speech, aboriginals, First Nations, prostitution, legal,...
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Bringing Our War Dollars Back Home. When cities cannot afford services, when schools suffer, unemployment & welfare are gone - military spending still gets more than half of all. Why not build America instead? Hear this extended interview with Bruce Gagnon, of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. We overcome objections, find local activism, search for Peace - & then hear the same calls for military conversion in Great Britain, from Stuart Parkinson. Full 1...
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The UN COP-17 climate talks in South Africa. Prof. Patrick Bond, U of KwaZulu-Natal says be glad Copenhagen & Cancun talks failed! Durban too. It's a deal that just keeps on polluting. 111113 24 minutes
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Super climate change blogger (climateprogress.org) Joe Romm in a Radio Ecoshock interview, 2009.
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Dr. Richard Alley speech to American Geophysical Union, December 2009. How carbon dioxide has always controlled the climate. Important science on climate change, global warming.
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, environment, green, Climate2010, ecology, climate, climate change, global...
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"World on Edge" - new book from Lester Brown. We talk food futures & climate. Brown, an expert in world grain stocks and agriculture, suggests we are now in a "food bubble" comparable to the real estate/mortgage bubble in the U.S. Food availability could break down any year, and will break down within 10 years. Lester Brown explains why. From Radio Ecoshock 110121 24 minutes in Hi-Fi or Lo-Fi
Topics: radio, environment, green, Greens, ecology, environmentalism, food, agriculture, crisis, bubble
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Interview with German scientist Florian Siegert, Ludwig-Maxmillians University, Munich, who monitors Indonesian fires from space. More forest fires in Indonesia than Amazon. Peat fires there threaten the world atmosphere. 24 minutes.
Topics: radio, Radio Ecoshock, environment, climate change, global warming, climate, Indonesia, peat,...
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Thrashing through distopia and the rebuild. Mike Whitney on the economic crash. Alex on "Global Grand Bargain" (or new New World Order?) intelligence. A chat with a California listener on elites, Copenhagen, Obama, the whole ball of wax. New hope rap from K'Naan. Radio Ecoshock 090306 1 hr. CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Song "Dreamer" by Canadian artist K'Naan.
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Will the economic downturn delay warming - as production and oil use drop? Speech excerpts Lord Anthony Giddens. Interview with author Stephan Faris, clips from James Hansen, Monbiot, Max Keiser, etc. "Melting Ice" by Lil Peppi & "Morbid Magazines" by Bill Dyszel Radio Ecoshock Show 090403 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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American scientist Virginia Burkett: violent weather threats to coastal energy. Activist Dave Foreman on population & immigration. Sheri Koones "Prefabulous & Almost Off-Grid" green building. Radio Ecoshock 130403 1 hour.
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, storms, weather, oil, energy, population,...
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Alex Smith's food storage audio blog. From Radio Ecoshock 2008-12-19 Tips on canning, equipment, putting away food in season, to save money and prepare for hard times. Long-term storage of grains as well. Better food. Also good for Preppers and Survivalists. 13 min. Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, environment, green, economy, food, storage, survival, canning, tips
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Dr. Alan Hastings of Univ. Cal. Davis says complex systems, from fisheries to climate, can collapse without warning. Rare interview on important research. Ecoshock 100409 14 min CD Quality 13 MB or Lo-Fi 3 MB
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Introduction to Jonathan Porritt, a founder of the UK Green movement, in Vancouver May 2, 2007. Full speech is Radio Ecoshock show of 070511. Q and A session uploaded separately as well. 9 min.
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, show, 2007, environment, ecology, green, environmentalism, UK
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Interview 2009 with Tzeporah Berman, Canadian activist and founder of Forest Ethics. Big part of Clayoquot Sound protests, now climate coordinator for Greenpeace International. Radio Ecoshock interview.
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Coastal cities at risk. New science direct from NASA. Plus eminent climate scientist Kevin Trenberth predicts strong El Nino impacts on world weather.  Radio Ecoshock 140521
Topics: environment, ecology, climate, climate change, global warming, science, NASA, Antarctica, El Nino,...
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The hate is back - anti-environmentalism, denial of climate change. Where does it come from? Dr. Nancy Oreskes, Professor from University of California, author of the book "Merchants of Doubt, How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues From Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming." Radio Ecoshock interview with Alex Smith, as broadcast on Green 960, San Francisco September 26, 2010.
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Soil activist Nance Klehm on "dirty activism" - reclaiming a city waste stream to make new gardens.  Why is it illegal? Plus: Fukushima update from Alex & stimulating new green music. Radio Ecoshock 1311201 hour http://www.ecoshock.org/
Topics: environment, ecology, permaculture, soil, activism, Fukushima, nuclear, reactor, accidents, Japan,...
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CAN ECONOMIC CRASH SAVE THE CLIMATE? Phil England, host of the 300-350 Show on Resonance FM, London - interviews Tim Helweg-Larsen of the PIRC think tank in Germany. As industry & transport shrinks, we may see more carbon cuts that politicians bargained for. Grim way to stave off climate disaster. Shocking classic, with humor "Global Meltdown Darby". May 29, 2009 Show. 29 min 7 MB Sample show from Resonance FM, London, Courtesy of Phil England
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Warren Karlenzig, author of "How Green is Your City? The SustainLane US City Rankings" 28 min CD Quality 26 MB or Lo-Fi 6 MB Recorded by Radio Ecoshock at Post Carbon Cities conf. Vancouver Oct. 2009 Stimulating ideas of how cities work.
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BLACK CARBON Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming Hearings (3 scientists: Drew Shindell, Tami Bond, V. Ramanathan plus Stephen Schneider) Radio Ecoshock Summary of high points, 21 min. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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HOW COMMUNITIES REBUILD - RIKI OTT Author of "Not One Drop" & surivor of Exxon-Valdez spill, researches disaster recovery around the world. Will your community fight, fail, or regroup? What works. Lo-Fi 5 MB 20 min
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, environment, green, features, ecology, disaster, recovery, oil, spills,...
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Is it foolish to hope for eco-cities, while tax revenues collapse? Dean of green Richard Register says it's late, but world-wide cities, rich and poor, are finding solutions. Because they must. Speech to Resilient Cities conference. Then two interviews: Elizabeth Grossman on "Chasing Molecules" - the toxins in our homes and blood; plus Prashant Vaze, "The Economical Environmentalist" - his venture to slash personal emissions, depite job, family and all that. Ecoshock 091211...
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After attending the United Nations COP-16 Climate Talks in Cancun, Mexico - Harvard Professor Robert Stavins called it "a success". He gives a clear explanation of the pragmatic step-by-step approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, from an American perspective. Interview with Alex Smith for Radio Ecoshock, 12 minutes.
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How the movement was spun by right-wing radio into anti-science. A review of rant media. Plus: UK author of "Confessions of an Eco-Sinner" & "Last Generation", Fred Pearce. Ecoshock 100115 1 hour LoFi
Topics: global warming, climate, climate change, radio, radio ecoshock, ecoshock, 2010, denial, 911,...
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Dr. Bill Miller, author of "The Microcosm Within" on climate & new diseases. From Wales, Lloyd Jones' new "cli-fi" work, and "Victory Gardens" Vancouver co-founder Lisa Giroday on urban farming.  Radio Ecoshock 140625 1 hour http://www.ecoshock.org/
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Are Christian fundamentalists derailing climate action? Rev Michael Dowd. Then new report from UNEP shows alternative energy strong but slightly down in 2013. Radio Ecoshock 140416
Topics: environment, ecology, religion, Christian, climate, climate change, global warming, denial, energy,...
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Extreme heat in Australia: vision of coming world, Cam Walker FOE. Extreme rains from atmospheric rivers, scientist David Lavers. Population bomb ticking with Alan Weisman, author of "Countdown, Our Last Best Hope for a Future". Radio Ecoshock 140122 1 hour.
Topics: environment, climate, climate change, global warming, science, extreme, rainfall, heat, Australia,...
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Funny, dead-on, Cecile Andrews says "Slow Is Beautiful" and "Less Is More". Re-arranging to build connections & community, with examples. Develops both happiness & a more sustainable world. Ecoshock 100101 1 hour LoFi
Topics: economy, radio, radio ecoshock, ecoshock, crash, simplicity, movement, community, survivalism,...
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The Dark Side of the Tar Sands Social & eco impacts plus genocide of First Nations Mike Mercredi (must-hear!) Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation 10 min Cancer for downstream aboriginal people. Recorded by Alex Smith for Radio Ecoshock Visit Radio Ecoshock
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, environment, green, energy, Tar Sands, Oil Sands, Alberta, Canada, First...
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Reporting after Hurricane Irene struck New England, "Peak Oil Shrink" Kathy McMahon talks about coping with real, not imagined, disaster. Our expectations can be our biggest problem when faced with economic, climate, or energy challenges. Also the risk of a nearby nuclear plant wears on this "Prepper". 24 minutes.
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Radio Ecoshock feature 2009 0109 on imperative of acting on climate change.
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Guest host Allart interviews Harold C. Joe, producer of homeless film "Broken Down". Aboriginal producer of film on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. From Radio Ecoshock Show 20090424
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ROSS GELBSPAN Who If Not Us Famous journalist on denial and resistance by fossil fuel industry. Toronto 080320. 28 min CD quality 27 MB or Lo-Fi 7 MB Gelspan website: www.heatisonline.org Investigates oil and coal funding to climate change / global warming denial types and scientists.
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The Myth of Green Nuclear Power John Bennett, Sierra Club 14 min Courtesy of CFRO Redeye Collective, Vancouver, Canada. 2006-05-30
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Famous founder of "Whole Earth Catalog" Stewart Brand now says nuclear power, genetic engineering, and geo-engineering are needed to save the planet from rampant climate change. Are we that desperate? Can a tech fix work? You decide. Radio Ecoshock 101008 CD Quality 1 hour
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Wave Power in Scotland 8 min ABC National "The Science Show" 2007-04-28
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Cross continental storms appeared in many parts of the world in 2007. Do they warn of a new dimension of climate change / global warming? Many thousands of people have downloaded this file from our site, ecoshock.org 12 MB 13 min
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DEEP TROUBLE - OUR OCEANS Is it the end of fish? Dr. Daniel Pauly says it is. Radio Ecoshock interview, Catherine Stewart,"Living Oceans Society, on perils of fish-farming / aquaculture in Canada, and around the world. November 2009. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Bil in Tour (Palestinian village vs. Canadian Corp) / Emily Shafer / 090607 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by Canada Palestinian Association / recorded by Anne Jamieson
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Climate and Peak Oil / Bryn Davidson / 071213 / Vancouver, Canada / presented by The Necessary Voices Society / recorded by Alex Smith Which will come first? Which is more important? An evaluation from a researcher who also advises on green building.
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ON THE ROAD TO MASS EXTINCTION Scientists warn. Dr. Mark Pagani (Yale) interview says Earth will heat even at current CO2 levels. Radio Ecoshock interview super climate scientist. His work on carbon dioxide is world class.
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Bill Taylor, climatologist Environment Canada (8 min) on climate science. Recorded by Alex Smith at the Vancouver Public Library 070224 Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Nola-Kate Seymoar, Pres. Sustainable Cities "The Psychology of Change" 23 min 6 MB Lo-Fi Resilient Cities Conf. Vancouver Oct 2009 recorded by Radio Ecoshock
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If You Love This Planet #1 Helen Caldicott's first new regular radio broadcast/podcast. Interview with David Lockbaum of Union of Concerned Scientists on lack of safety in U.S. reactors. Near meltdowns & NRC carelessness. Why nuclear is not the answer to global warming - or anything else. 1 hour. 2008-04-28 Rebroadcast with permission by Radio Ecoshock. Now long-running series. CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB)
Topics: radio, radio ecoshock, military, nuclear, weapons, power, reactors, U.S., safety, risks, accidents
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Sustainable Fossil Fuels? Canadian Professor Dr. Mark Jaccard on real energy future & carbon capture. 28 MB, 29 min
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John Michael Greer Author of "The Long Descent" (and 19 other books) explains the myths and realities of collapse. Could it be good for us? Radio Ecoshock interview Lo-Fi 25 min 6 MB from Ecoshock 100305 Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Mary Lee Stephenson interview with Alex Smith, Radio Ecoshock. A regular visitor to the Galapagos Islands, far off the coast of South America in the Pacific, and made most famous by Darwin. An author of a book on the flora and fauna of the Galapagos, and a good tourist guide. 13 min 12 MB 2006.
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PEAK OIL = TRANSPORT REVOLUTION "Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil" Authors Richard Gilbert & Anthony Perl. Speech plus Q and A. Real facts and figures on future transpo and how to get there, sustainably. Finally, some answers. From Radio Ecoshock show 080328 48 min CD Quality 45 MB or Lo-Fi 11 MB. Recorded by Alex Smith in Vancouver, Canada.
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An update on urban gardening in the United States, from Critical Mass Biker Chris Carlsson 9 minutes from Radio Ecoshock show 2010-11-26 Courtesy of Original broadcast by radio program "Unwelcome Guests". Due to a bad economy, and a need for better food, Americans are starting to grow their own. But land ownership is a major problem so far.
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Debi Wagner has been battling the expansion of SeaTac airport in Seattle, Washington - and helping other concerned citizens around America. She came to Canada as part of the Aviation Justice Tour (aviationjustice.com). SeaTac is the 2nd largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in Washington State. There are bundles of extra cancers and other health problems around this airport and every airport. Jet exhaust is toxic and carcinogenic. Learn more. From Radio Ecoshock Show 111109 23 minutes
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Is Earth ready to cope with 7 billion people? We hit 6 billion in 1999, when prospects for the economy and climate action were much brighter. From the Population Institute in Washington, Robert Walker, author of new report "From 6 Billion to 7 Billion, How Population Growth Is Changing and Challenging Our World" Part of Population Speak Out. Severe problems ahead, with some solutions that benefit all (like educating women, and empowering their choice over family size).nFrom the Radio...
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Iraq Beyond the Green Zone Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq. Author Dahr Jamail update on real Iraq. Speech Vancouver 071208 1 hour 56 MB Recorded by Alex Smith Radio Ecoshock Bombings, torture, terrorism on the ground. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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F. William Engdahl, author & researcher based in Germany, on Biofuel Scam (18 min). How biofuels use more energy than they produce. Followed by "Crop Circle - Greenpeace GE Corn Protest" (12 min) Then Solution to Farmed Salmon Dangers? Catherine Stewart (11 min) Radio Ecoshock show 070817 (1 hr) Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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"Death of Environmentalism" boys, Shellenberger and Nordhaus, and the Nathan Cummings Foundation, which pays for green bashing. Plus Dr. John Terborgh author of "Requiem for Nature."Song: "Another Day" by Tim O'Brien from his CD "Traveler." Show Transcript available. Radio Ecoshock show 071026 58 min 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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From top scientists to aboriginal activists - the call goes out for action on global warming / climate change. Interview with Erik Assadourian of World Watch. Small reading from Thomas Friedman, clips from James Lovelock, and letter from Evo Morales of Bolivia to the United Nations on climate threat. Radio Ecoshock Show 071005 1 hr 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Leuren Moret on Depleted Uranium - and climate denial, Lyndon Larouche & 911. Why do 911 Truthers, who hate Bush, take up the oil company line that global warming is a hoax? Excepts from Moret speech recorded by Alex Smith. We also talk with Derrick O'Keefe on lefty academic deniers. Anne Lindsay on new Canadian plan to bury nuke waste. Radio Ecoshock Show 070629 (1 hr) Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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James Howard Kunstler Conclusion of speech + lively Q and A. What will it be like as oil runs out? Audience reacts with tough questions for author and now urban planner, Kunstler, as first visiting scholar to Urban Studies Program at SFU. Recorded 080124 by Ecoshock. Ecoshock Show 080208 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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As Wall St crumbles, Texas University Professor Robert Jensen asks if the days of mass movements are gone. The 1960's are not coming back. Alternative title: "The Delusion Revolution: We're On the Road to Extinction and In Denial" Speech recorded in Vancouver by Alex Smith. Radio Ecoshock Show 080919 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Theme song "The Old Future's Gone" by John Gorka. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Will we have money to create the new energy economy? Wall Street insider from Climateer Investing talks trades, carbon emissions, and the climate bubble. Warren Buffet's carbon footprint, & interview with Rainforest Action Network's campaign against Wall St. coal financeers. Radio Ecoshock 080321 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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The time for "learning" & wishful thinking is over, says Prof Mark Jaccard, author of "Sustainable Fossil Fuels," and "Hot Air". Jaccard says governments need compulsory greenhouse laws, that work, to avoid catastrophe. Recorded 080304 Vancouver. Radio Ecoshock show 080307 1 hour CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Review of world tidal power projects & speech by Martin Burger, CEO of Blue Energy. Subtext: do we need a wave of mass conciousness to bring carbonless energy? Burger also touches on "lost" technology. It's questionable whether Tidal Power is used just to promise green energy, or whether it will be meaningful. Original recording at SFU Vancouver 090126 presented by New Energy Movement Canada. Radio Ecoshock Show 090206 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Funny, dead-on, Cecile Andrews says "Slow Is Beautiful" and "Less Is More". Re-arranging to build connections & community, with examples. Develops both happiness & a more sustainable world. Song: "Stuck In Our Ways" by The Administrators. Radio Ecoshock 100101 1 hour CD Quality 55 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Finance & elections.Mike Whitney on Wall Street mess -Bush's plan to grab the money & run. Voting for climate action. Brianna Cayo Cotter U.S. PowerVote.org;Tzeporah Berman speech introducing PowerUpCanada.ca. Also Rep Ed Markey webcast on new Green Jobs initiative. Plus some fun (e.g. George Carlin) and music. Radio Ecoshock Show 080926 1 hr CD Quality 54 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Testimony to House Select Committee on Climate Change 091202 John Holdren, Obama's science advisor, and Jane Lubchenco Director of NOAA, answer denial and "climategate" leaked emails. Then some fun: UK broadcaster & author Hugh Warwick on hedgehogs, the most important animal in the universe. Radio Ecoshock 091204 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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Rumors, myth, and conspiracy pour out of the Gulf Gusher. Alex investigates. Is it possible this leak can never be contained? Plus Stanford Research's Jack Alpert explains "time blindness" - why we can't handle problems like Peak Oil and climate change. Radio Ecoshock 100618 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB Visit Radio Ecoshock
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If You Love This Planet Helen Caldicott's new broadcast/podcast program #1. Famous anti-nuclear physician & activist interviews David Lochbaum, from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Near-melt-downs of U.S. reactors, spent fuel as terrorist targets, failure to protect public safety. Nuclear power not the answer to global warming. Use helencaldicott.com & beyondnuclear.org. Radio Ecoshock show 080509 1 hr CD quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. Visit Radio Ecoshock
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